Thermal tape on P4 2.4 GHz heat sink Tags: CPUs Heat Heatsinks Last response: July 26, 2003 8:47 PM in CPUs Share Gherkin July 26, 2003 6:06:15 PM In some guides it says there is a blue protective strip of tape on the heatsink. On the P4's Heat sink, it's just a black square. Is there anything I have to remove, or do I just install it like it is? More about : thermal tape ghz heat sink o1die a c 159 à CPUs July 26, 2003 8:35:23 PM Nothing to remove on the stock p4 heatsink. Just install it once, and leave it alone. Your temps should range from about 35-55 celcius, depending on the load and room temp. siranthony July 26, 2003 8:47:50 PM If your smart enough to peel off that piece off crap and put some arctic lilver on there. you will be much better off. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTape that connects heat sink and fan together in a laptop question Forum Solveddoes thermal paste come with the heat sink? Forum Solvedthermal compound/ paste and Heat-Sink Forum SolvedHeat Sink and Thermal Compound Questions Forum SolvedPicking out a heat sink/thermal compound Forum SolvedCleaning CPU heat sink prior to thermal pasting Forum I had to remove the heat sink a couple of times because I didn't screw it in properly, do I need to reapply thermal paste? Forum When removing the heat sink and fan of my HP ProBook 4520s notebook, should I be concerned about any thermal material? Forum do you need to re apply thermal paste after taking the heat sink off? Forum I5 3570k - is there a plastic film on the thermal paste of the stock heat sink/fan? Forum Heat sink/ thermal paste/ cpu question Forum Cpu running hot. is thermal paste needed on the heat sink? Forum Apply thermal paste to heat-sink fan? Forum What is the diferance of thermal compound and heat sink compound? Forum 2 Times Thermal Trip within 1 month??After Pasting Heat sink Gel Forum Thermal compound or Heat sink thermal pad Forum Heat Sink Thermal Grease...to add or not? Forum heat sink instructions for thermal grease ... I'm confused Forum Heat sink suggestions for i7 3770k 4.5GHz OC? Forum Any recommendations for a fan/heat sink for i5-3570K at 4.6GHz? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !